In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Michael Gottfried of Michigan State University reveals advances in our understanding of Africa’s Great Rift Valley and the implications for the study of human evolution.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Melissa Gibbs of Stetson University explains how an invasive species of catfish is making life hard for the manatees of Florida.
Melissa Gibbs is an associate professor of biology and Director of the Aquatic and Marine Biology Program at Stetson University. Her research interests include the ecology of springs and visual processing in fish. She Holds a Ph. D. from the University of Delaware.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Marjorie Cooper of Baylor University explains research examining why religious belief doesn’t always translate into ethical behavior.
Marjorie Cooper is a professor of marketing at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Her areas of interest are marketing and consumer behavior, and she is an academic associate of the prestigious Goldratt Institute in New Haven, Connecticut. She holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Cay Anderson-Hanley of Union College explores the benefits of adding a cognitive element to your exercise routine.
Cay Anderson-Hanley is an assistant professor of psychology at Union College in Schenectady, New York, where she teaches a number of courses in psychology and neuropsychology. She also maintains the Healthy Aging and Neuropsychology Lab where her research is focused on the cognitive benefits of exercise in aging populations.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Leaf Van Boven of the University of Colorado Boulder explains the gap between the perception of political polarization and reality.
Leaf Van Boven is an associate professor of social psychology at the University of Colorado Boulder. His lab investigates the everyday interrelations between emotion, decisions, and judgments and people's intuitions about those interrelations. He holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University.